Student user guide

Catapult Learning Management System

Logging in

  1. Step 1: Type in your URL

  2. Step 2: Type in your Login and Password

    Your Login and Password should have been sent to you via email. If you have not received it, please contact your training organisation.

  3. Step 3: Once you have finished typing in your Login and Password, click “Submit

  4. Step 3: Once you have finished typing in your Login and Password, click “Submit

    If you have forgotten your password, click on “Forgot your password?”, enter your login and click “submit”. Your password will now be sent to you via email.

  5. Log in successful

    You will now be taken through to your eLearning account to begin work on your learning resources.

An overview of your resource

  1. The front page of every online resource contains information relating to the Structure, Purpose and Copyright of each resource

  2. Each resource is split into to 2 key areas: Learning Support Materials and Assessment Tools 1-4

  3. Interactive content is contained in the Learning Support Material section of all full online resources.

    The first page of each Learning Support Material Section outlines the performance criteria to which the theory within this Section relates.

  4. You will find a range of engaging diagrams, images, interactive animations and text content throughout each resource

  5. For example, you will find diagrams that relate specifically to the theory of each unit

  6. You will find images that complement and relate to the theory of each unit

  7. There is a range of interactive animations you will find throughout the resource

  8. Here is another example of the type of interactivity you will find throughout your resources

  9. Each resource contains information on the types of Assessment Tools used within it

  10. The downloadable Assessment Information PDF introduces how the Assessment Tools relate to the resource and outlines the Assessment Tools' function in the assessment process

  11. As previously mentioned, there are 4 types of Assessment Tools provided in each resource

  12. Assessment Tool 1 (AT1)

  13. Assessment Tool 1 (AT1) provides a range of questions and multiple-choice activities that relate to the performance criteria outlined in the corresponding Learning Support Material Section of the resource

  14. Assessment Tool 2 (AT2) provides a range of Written and Oral questions that address the elements in the unit of competence

  15. Assessment Tool 3 (AT3) provides a project/s that assesses the unit of competence as a whole

  16. Assessment Tool 4 (AT4) provides a downloadable and writable Assessment Records and Competency Review Tool

  17. The Assessment Record section contains the unit information and assessment cover sheet, a supervisor/ third party report and a competency record

  18. The Competency Review Tool contains the Range Statement as well as mapping documents for the following:
    - Elements and performance criteria
    - Critical aspects of assessment
    - Required skills and knowledge
    - Employability skills

Your eLearning Dashboard

  1. Once you have logged in you will arrive on the eLearning Dashboard of your account

  2. On the dashboard you will find a summary of the units you are actively enrolled in

  3. Alongside the unit code you will find the status of these units

  4. A “Submitted” unit means you have submitted this unit to your trainer for marking

  5. While in the Submitted status you cannot update any of your assessment activities

  6. However you can carry on reviewing the theory by clicking on the unit code

  7. ...or view assessment activities by clicking on “View

  8. Marked” means your trainer has marked this unit and returned it with comments

  9. To view your trainers comments and continue working on this unit, click on “Comments

  10. In Progress” means you have either saved worked or have yet to start this unit

  11. To begin or continue work in this unit click on the unit code

Completing activities and assessments

  1. Step 1: To begin working on your assessment activities click on the assessment task you wish to begin with

    For example to begin with Assessment Tool 1, click “Section 1 Activities”.

  2. Step 2: Review the questions provided

    Add your answers by simply typing them into the text box provided.

  3. Step 3: Once you are happy with your answer, ensure that you save your work

  4. Step 3: Once you are happy with your answer, ensure that you save your work

    To save your work click “Save” at the bottom of every page.

  5. Step 3: Once you are happy with your answer, ensure that you save your work

    Your work will NOT BE SAVED if you exit out of the window.
    It is important that you save your work before you click out of the window to ensure your work is not lost.

  6. Step 4: To begin (or continue) working on Assessment Tool 2 & 3 click “Written/ Oral Questions” or “Work Related Projects

  7. Written / Oral questions may be in the same Q & A format as Assessment Tool 1

    Simply review the questions, type in your answer in the text box provided and click “Save”.

  8. Assessment Tool 3, Projects may require you to upload a document

Uploading files

  1. Step 1: Review the Question or Activity that requires you to upload a file

  2. Step 2: Create the file required and save it to your computer or external device (ie. USB, CD/DVD)

  3. Step 3: Return to the Activity or Question that requires you to upload the file

  4. Step 4: Upload the file

    Click “Choose File” (or similar).

  5. Step 4: Select the file

    Locate the document you wish to upload and click “Choose” (or similar).

  6. Step 5: Review the file

    Review the file you have selected to ensure it is the correct document.

  7. Step 6: Save the file

    Once you are satisfied with the document, click “Save” to complete the upload.

Submitting work for marking

  1. Step 1: Click “Dashboard

  2. Step 2: Select the unit you wish to submit and click “Submit

  3. Step 3: Confirm your submission

    Select “Yes I agree” to the declaration box.

  4. Step 3: Confirm your submission

    Click “Confirm”.

  5. Once you have confirmed your submission, your work will be sent to your trainer for marking

    Upon submitting, the status of this unit will change to “Submitted”.

View your Trainer's marking

  1. Step 1: Login or click “Dashboard

  2. Step 2: Under the list of “Active Enrolments”, select the unit you wish to review by clicking “Comments

  3. This will take you through to a summary of all the activities and the answers you have submitted (in red)

  4. Step 3: Review your trainer’s comments here

  5. Step 4: To continue working on your activities click “Continue working on this unit

  6. Step 4: To continue working on your activities click “Continue working on this unit

    This will take you back to your saved work. You can now continue working on your activities and assessments as set out in Chapter 4: Completing activities and assessments.

Messaging your trainer

  1. To send, view and receive messages, click “Messages

  2. Your “Message Inbox” will display all your read and unread messages

  3. To create and send a message, click “New Message

  4. Step 1: To send a message to individual users, search for your recipient via first name or last name

  5. Once found, click on the recipient you wish to send the message to

  6. To add another recipient repeat this step

  7. Step 2: To send a message to “All My Trainers” and/or your “Training Organisation”, simply check the box that applies

  8. Step 3: Type in the title of your message in the “Subject” field

  9. Step 4: Type the details of your message in the “Message” field

  10. If you wish to cancel at anytime, simply click “Cancel

  11. Step 5: Once complete, click “Send

Edit details

  1. Click “Edit Details

  2. In the text box that applies, type in your updated details

  3. To change your password, scroll to the bottom of the page and enter your new password in both the “Password” and “Confirm Password” fields

  4. Once complete, click “Submit

    If your password has changed, the next time you login, remember to use your new password.